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Crimes Against Children Research Center

Teens Charged as Adults for Child Porn: What You Need to Know About Teen Sexting

Larry Magid | Posted 09.21.2015 | Politics
Larry Magid

Child pornography laws were designed to protect children from predatory adults. They were never intended to prosecute teens for sharing images of themselves. This is a disgraceful use of prosecutorial powers.

Time to Redefine and De-Silo Online Safety Efforts

Larry Magid | Posted 01.09.2015 | Technology
Larry Magid

For the longest time the Internet safety community has been divided into three camps: child safety, privacy and security. But all of these threats are related. We can no longer talk about "Internet safety" without talking about privacy and security.

With New Data We Can Stop The Teen Sexting Panic

Larry Magid | Posted 02.05.2012 | Technology
Larry Magid

A new report from the prestigious Crimes Against Children Research Center at the University of New Hampshire should put to rest the notion that America's children are routinely sending around naked pictures of themselves.